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Stories from Monday, July 16, 2012

Aurelia Firemen's Benefit is Saturday (07/16/12)
AURELIA - The annual Aurelia Firemen's Benefit/Dinner/Dance/Ball - whatever you choose to call it - will be held this Saturday, July 21. The festivities begin at 5:30 p.m., with a delicious dinner at the Aurelia Community Center. The menu will include Hamburgers, Pork Loin or Turkey Fillet; Baked Beans, Potato Salad, Chips, Soda Pop or Water - all for a low cost of just $6...
Cherokee P.D. has two new officers (07/16/12)
Two new polce officers have recently joined the Cherokee Police Department. J.D. Rogge joined the Cherokee police force on May 11th and Brandon Flug joined the local force a week later, on May 18th. Rogge is a Cherokee County native, graduating in 1992 from Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn High School. ...
Calumet Quasquicentennial Celebration this Saturday (07/16/12)
This Saturday will be very busy day in Calumet. For over a year the Calumet Quasquicentennial Committee has be active in bringing top entertainment and great activities to celebrate the town's 125 anniversary. It all begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Calumet Fire Station with a Pancake Breakfast that will last until 10:30 a.m...
Aurelia reaches agreement over service dog (07/16/12)
AURELIA - A Chicago couple who moved to Aurelia in November and sued the town a month later over its pit bull ban will get to keep their registered service dog, a pit-bull mix named Snickers, according to Aurelia Mayor Jim Tell. The couple sued the town over what they saw as a violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act, as they said that Snickers is a service dog on whom they rely for assistance...
Aurelia Firemen's Benefit is Saturday (07/16/12)
AURELIA - The annual Aurelia Firemen's Benefit/Dinner/Dance/Ball - whatever you choose to call it - will be held this Saturday, July 21. The festivities begin at 5:30 p.m., with a delicious dinner at the Aurelia Community Center. The menu will include Hamburgers, Pork Loin or Turkey Fillet; Baked Beans, Potato Salad, Chips, Soda Pop or Water - all for a low cost of just $6...
'Why Do I Relay?' (07/16/12)
Team Captains for Cherokee's Relay for Life were recently asked why they participate in the Relay for Life, which will take place this year on Friday, August 3, 2012 at Koser Spring Lake Park. Rita Pearson, team captain for Jung's Tae Kwan Do : "I lost my dad, Wayne Buck, to cancer on September 8, 1999. ...
River Valley boys finish season (07/16/12)
The River Valley boys lost a 10-2 game to Woodbury Central in a Class 1A District baseball game last week, bringing the Wolverines' season to a close with a 9-8 season record. No other game statistics were available.
South O'Brien boys handle H-LP (07/16/12)
HARTLEY - The South O'Brien boys scored nine runs in the 2nd and 3rd innings in their Class 1A District Baseball semi-final game against Harris-Lake Park here on Thursday, then had another big inning with six in the 5th inning, bringing the game to an abrupt halt with a 15-5 five inning victory. Michael Callahan had three RBI for the Wolverines while Cole Ebel, Tanner Matthews and Sam Weber each drove in a pair of runs, whose 11 team hits included four doubles and a triple by Ebel...
Fundraiser golf tourney in Marcus (07/16/12)
Fundraiser golf tourney in Marcus MARCUS - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn High School football team will be sponsoring a 4-person golf outing for people high school age and above on Saturday July 28th at the Marcus Golf Course. This golf outing will be a fundraiser to help the MMC football program, and the cost will be $120 per team, and will be limited to 18 teams. Each team will golf 18 holes. Anyone interested in sponsoring a team should fill out the attached form and return it as indicated...
CYFL football clinic for grades 3-6 (07/16/12)
The Cherokee Youth Football League will be hosting a football skills refresher clinic for Cherokee youths entering grades 3rd-6th this fall. The clinic will consist of two sessions, taking place on Tuesday, July 31 and Thursday, August 2 from 7:00- 8:30 p.m. at the Cherokee Middle School football practice field...
2012 Area High School football schedules (07/16/12)
Iowa High School State Softball Tournament First-Round Pairings (07/16/12)
Monday, July 16 11:00 a.m. - Martensdale-St. Mary's (38-2) vs. Le Mars Gehlen Catholic (24-10); 11:30 a.m. - Newell-Fonda (34-7) vs. Charter Oak-Ute (27-12); 1:00 p.m - Earlham (33-4) vs. Marquette Catholic (20-16); 1:30 p.m. - Don Bosco (28-6) vs. Mason City Newman (25-11)...
Merlin Davis (07/16/12)
Merlin Davis, age 81, of Storm Lake, died Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Funeral mass was at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Storm Lake. Burial was in the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Storm Lake. ...
Marie Heid (07/16/12)
Marie Heid, age 98, of Storm Lake, Iowa died Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at the Methodist Manor Retirement Community in Storm Lake. Funeral mass was held on Saturday, July 14, 2012 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Storm Lake, and burial was in the Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Early. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Staying close to get away (07/16/12)
Because of the punishing, predatory price of gasoline for motorists, for many families, the latest vacation trend is hitting close to home - literally. A recent survey reveals that when making decisions about discretionary spending, 97 percent of families with children under 12 are not likely to cut the close-to-home vacation. ...